Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The chemical element actinium.
1Alternating current:[as modifier] ‘the AC supply’
2Air conditioning:‘a sedan with power steering and AC’
3Aircraftman or Aircraftwoman.
4Appellation contrôlée:‘AC Sauvignon and Chardonnay’
6North American Acre:‘a 22-ac. site’
8Companion of the Order of Australia.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.